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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 2-6

Cleansers and their role in various dermatological disorders


Consultant Dermatologist, Sandhya Skin Clinic, Chandannagar, Hooghly, WB, India

Correspondence Address:
Partha Mukhopadhyay
Purano Bajir Karkhana, Dupliexpatty Main Road, P.O: Chandannagar, Dist: Hooghly, WB
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.77542

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The art of cleansing has progressed immensely over several thousand years from simply scraping the skin to an exercise in relaxation and improvement in the skin's health and appearance in the present day. Soaps - the basic cleansing agent has also undergone a sea change in its evolution with many variants and newer constituents being incorporated into it. In dermatological disorders like acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, photoaging, 'sensitive skin', occupational dermatosis cleansers may have a beneficial role along with other therapeutic measures. With the advent of aesthetic dermatology, the act of cleansing and the use of various cleansing agents prior to aesthetic procedures has also assumed significance.


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